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News From ACG Materials

Customer Testimonial – Cesar Hernandez, Creative Concrete

By | October 24th, 2017|News, Product News, Testimonial|

“The most important things is the level of service that you provide. It’s great. The quality of the product, that’s so important. I think that’s the top one right there, is the quality of [...]

New AccuQuiet® D Series Ultra Low Compression Mats (Video)

By | October 4th, 2017|Industry News, News, Product News|

AccuQuiet® D Series ultra low compression mats contain new technology that isolates vibration on a rigid platform. The new technology was developed by ACG Materials to keep up with the changing trends in multifamily [...]

29 Gadgets for Keeping Cool

By | August 22nd, 2017|Industry News|

29 gadgets and gear for keeping cool while working in the heat This article originally appeared on the "Aggregates Manager" website - http://www.aggman.com/29-gadgets-and-gear-for-keeping-cool-while-working-in-the-heat/ With temperatures hitting 90 degrees-plus, workers in the construction and aggregate [...]

U.S. cement consumption to reach 3.5 percent annual growth

By | August 9th, 2017|Industry News|

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) announced it expects U.S. cement consumption to reach 3.5 percent annual growth during the remainder of 2017 and 2018, based on analysis of data and policies likely to impact [...]

US rig count rises in 17th straight week in the Permian basin

By | August 2nd, 2017|Industry News|

The US drilling rig count during the week ended May 12 recorded its 17th consecutive increase, bolstered again by rigs targeting oil, drilling horizontally, and stationed on the Permian basin. The overall US tally of [...]

ACG Materials Announces Acquisition of Diamond Gypsum

By | July 27th, 2017|News, Press Release|

MIAMI – July 27, 2017 – H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”), a leading global private equity investment firm with approximately $22 billion of equity capital under management, is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, ACG [...]

ACG Materials Acquires North Florida Rock

By | May 3rd, 2017|Industry News, News, Press Release|

ACG Materials Continues Growth ACG Materials, a leading, vertically integrated producer and processor of high-quality industrial minerals and aggregates including gypsum, limestone, sand, gravel and downstream food, pharmaceutical and plaster products, [...]

Aggregates Production Dips in Fourth Quarter; Up for Year

By | March 15th, 2017|Industry News|

Published: Monday, 13 March 2017 13:23Written by Rock Products New An estimated 556 million metric tons (Mt) of total construction aggregates was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the fourth quarter [...]

New Construction Starts in 2017 Predicted to Increase 5 Percent

By | January 3rd, 2017|Industry News|

Published: Wednesday, 21 December 2016 15:13Written by Rock Products News Dodge Data & Analytics released its 2017 Dodge Construction Outlook, a mainstay in construction industry forecasting and business planning. The report predicts that total U.S. [...]

Aggregates Production Dips in Third Quarter; Higher for Year

By | December 20th, 2016|Industry News|

Published: Wednesday, 14 December 2016 09:16 Written by Rock Products News  An estimated 687 million metric tons (Mt) of total construction aggregates was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the third quarter [...]

Regulations to watch amid the presidential transition

By | December 12th, 2016|Industry News|

By Kevin Yanik|  November 28, 2016 Workplace exams. The crystalline silica rule. Diesel exhaust monitoring. These are among the regulatory areas the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) is monitoring as the executive branch of [...]

ACG Materials promoting AccuCrete® brand at 2017 World of Concrete

By | December 8th, 2016|Trade Shows|

ACG Materials is featuring AccuCrete® brand floor underlayments at the 2017 World of Concrete Show in Las Vegas, NV.  The show exhibits run from January 17-20, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  World of [...]

Report: US demand for cement, concrete additives to reach $4 billion in 2020

By | October 31st, 2016|Industry News|

By Allison Barwacz|  October 13, 2016 Demand for cement and concrete additives in the United States is forecast to grow 7 percent annually to $4 billion in 2020, reveals a Freedonia Group report, “Cement & Concrete [...]

BUSINESS Construction Industry Adds 23,000 Jobs in September, Led by Residential Sector

By | October 10th, 2016|Industry News|

OCT 7, 2016 SOURCE: ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS INC. The construction industry rebounded in a meaningful way in September by gaining 23,000 net new jobs on a monthly basis after losing 5,000 net jobs in [...]

Cementitious Underlayments help with both Hardwood & Carpeting

By | September 7th, 2016|Industry News, News|

(This is an excerpt from an article on MFE.com that discusses the preference of younger renters versus older renters. The AccuCrete family of products is a key component in condos and apartments that install both [...]

Fannie Mae Research: New-Construction Pipeline Update

By | September 6th, 2016|Industry News, News|

In her latest market commentary, Fannie Mae's Kim Betancourt takes a look at the new-construction pipeline and its implications for those markets where cranes are swinging left and right. Starts for new multifamily rental and [...]

USGS reports aggregates production numbers up in second quarter 2016

By | August 22nd, 2016|Industry News, News|

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has released its new publication,Crushed Stone and Sand and Gravel in the Second Quarter 2016. Kerry Clines August 18, 2016 In the publication, the USGS estimates that 377 million metric [...]

J.A. Jack & Sons joins Seattle Adopt-A Street Program

By | August 16th, 2016|Community Involvement|

J.A. Jack & Sons Employees, Tom Ballatyne and Auggie Aguirre, participate in Seattle Adopt-A-Street Program. Seattle based subsidiary J.A. Jack & Sons joined "Adopt-A-Street Seattle" which has more than 700 active volunteer groups [...]

Aggregates Industry Outlook reflects producers optimism on their business results

By | July 8th, 2016|Industry News, News|

In June, the Aggregates Industry Outlook (AIO) bounced 1.68 percent from May, to an overall score of 128.15. With 100 as a neutral rating, respondents continue to be consistently positive. Results were up across four [...]

J.A. JACK & SONS INC. Recieves Rebate from Seattle Light

By | June 30th, 2016|Community Involvement|

Seattle based J.A. Jack & Sons Employees receiving Seattle Light Rebate Check - May 2016 Representatives from Seattle City Light presented J.A. Jack & Sons a Giant rebate check. J.A. Jack participates in the [...]

ACG Materials Supports McLean High School Cheerleaders

By | May 25th, 2016|Community Involvement|

Shamrock, TX ACG Materials mining operations in the Texas panhandle contributed to the Mclean High School Cheerleaders 2016 fundraising event. Football is BIG in Texas and the cheer squads supporting their teams do not always [...]

Benefits of Gypsum and Limestone for Agriculture

By | March 13th, 2016|Industry News|

Gypsum and limestone are recognized soil amendments applied to promote healthy soils. ACG Materials has high grade gypsum and limestone solutions specifically designed for agricultural application. Why Gypsum? Natural gypsum can correct soil issues that [...]

ACG Materials Announces Acquisition of Art Wilson Company

By | August 5th, 2015|Press Release|

  ART WILSON ACQUISITION SUPPORTS ACG MATERIALS’ NATIONAL EXPANSION  Norman, OK – August 5, 2015 – ACG Materials (“ACG” or the “Company”), a leading, vertically integrated producer and processor of high-quality minerals and aggregates including [...]

ACG Materials Announces New Chief Executive Officer

By | May 19th, 2015|Press Release|

Norman, Okla. – May 19, 2015 – ACG Materials announces new Chief Executive Officer, Paul Harrington. ACG Materials, headquartered in Norman, Oklahoma, is a national provider of minerals, aggregates and related downstream products including gypsum, [...]

ACG Materials in Mooreland Oklahoma Continues History of Community Giving

By | May 11th, 2015|Community Involvement|

The employees at the ACG Materials milling and manufacturing plant in Mooreland, OK  has long supported the communities where they live and raise their families. Over the past few years, the company has provided resources [...]

Harrison Gypsum Announces Acquistiion of J.A. Jack & Sons

By | February 25th, 2015|Press Release|

  February 25, 2015 – H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”), a leading global private equity investment firm with more than $17 billion of equity capital under management, announced today that its portfolio company, Harrison Gypsum (“HG” or the [...]

Harrison Gypsum Announces Acquisition of The Gravel Company

By | October 15th, 2014|Press Release|

Acquisition supports Harrison Gypsum’s national expansion MIAMI – October 15, 2014 – H.I.G. Capital ("H.I.G."), a leading global private equity investment firm with more than $17 billion of equity capital under management,* announced today that [...]